November 29, 2016

Camp Hobé Inc.

Camp Hobé is a special summer camp designed for children with cancer and their siblings, who are often forgotten in the cancer experience. Camp Hobé gives kids the opportunity to participate in camp activities just like healthy children whose families are not affected by cancer. The camp program provides medical and psychosocial supervision to ensure children are safe both mentally and physically during camp.

Camp dates for 2017 are available now!

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If you or someone you know is going through cancer treatment, be sure to check out Happy Chemo! (an Oxymoron on a mission) for information, inspiration, discounted health care and more!

Fred H. is the iGive Super Shopper for the month of December!  In only one month, he raised over $150 for his cause, Fisheries Conservation Foundation, of Champaign, IL.

Kim Stanhope sent ufcf-logo_side-text-_smalls the following update:
We at the Fisheries Conservation Foundation work hard to promote and preserve freshwater and marine fishery resources while informing decision makers on the best management of these resources. nfca1_originalblue-300x225 We currently are working on several projects:

1) Mahaseer Conservation in Bhutan
2) Bonefish Tracking in The Bahamas
3) Native Fish Conservation Area designation of the Little Tennessee River Basin

As a thank you for all he’s done on behalf of his cause, iGive.com has teamed up with Bass Pro Shops to provide Fred with a $100 Gift Card.

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Brenda V. is the Super Shopper for November!  Brenda has raised over $130 for her cause, Yorkie Haven Rescue.

“Yorkie Haven Rescue Group was founded in 2006. Our caring volunteers share their many talents to ensure that all yorkies we rescue from “throwaway land” are safe and can live their lives in a loving, healthy and safe environment – a haven where they will be forever loved.”yorkie

In recognition for her support of Yorkie Haven Rescue Group, Brenda will be receiving a Powered Water Filtration System from our Super Shopper Sponsor: Aquasana.

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You can join Brenda in her efforts when you join www.iGive.com/YHR and Change Shopping For Good.

November 1, 2016

The Wings Programs, Inc

Wings stands for Wisdom, Integrity, New Ideas, Growth and Success. These are things we help our participants develop. Our therapy partners are our rescued and homeless horses. The Wings Programs Inc, located in Western Montana, helps horses needing homes with care, feed,  and rehabilitation. We also have a few sanctuary horses living out their golden years here. Wings also offers pro bono Equine Assisted Growth, Learning and Therapy programs to veterans and those benefiting from emotional support animal interactions.

Learn more about upcoming events on their Facebook page: The Wings Programs, Inc.

Shop via iGive to support this cause when you sign-up at: www.iGive.com/TheWingsProgramsInc

 

Linda E. is the Super Shopper for October! Linda has raised almost $250 for her Cause, Twinless Twins Support Group.

Twinless Twins is an organization made up of twins who have lost their twin. Members at different stages in their bereavement listen to each other and reach out in the spirit of “healing by helping others.” They focus on healing and sharing twinship with the belief that “once a twin, always a twin.” Hope can be renewed for the future.

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Services and offerings are dependent on donations (including $700 through their iGive partnership) and membership dues ($50 annually).  Membership details can be found here.

In recognition for her support of Twinless Twins Support Group, Linda will receive a $100 Gift Card from iGive & Bed Bath & Beyond.

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September 27, 2016

4 Paws Pantry

4 Paws Pantry of Chattanooga joined iGive.com just a few short months ago and they already have BIG plans!

From iGive member, Sandi, “With donations from iGive, 4 Paws Pantry will enable struggling pet owners to keep their pets with them, and not have to re-home or surrender them. Besides feeding pets for struggling pet owners, 4 Paws Pantry can assist with cost of spay and neuter for animals in need. Since January 1, 2016, thru the end of July, 4 Paws Pantry has provided over 33,000 meals for pets of needy pet owners, and has kept over 500 pets with their families. Please use iGive and designate 4 Paws Pantry as your charity of choice.”

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August 30, 2016

German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County

German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County has been active with iGive for 10 years now, and what a story they have!  Over 600 iGive members support this worthy Cause, and they have earned over $7,000 in Donations.  Maria D., iGive member and Executive Director of the rescue, dropped us a note about their mission.

“German Shepherd Rescue of OC is dedicated to rescuing, rehoming, and rehabilitating German Shepherd dogs that have no where else to turn. We are operated by volunteers and we receive no government funding. Currently, we have more than 90 homeless shepherds depending on us for their care and comfort needs. Funds are desperately needed to pay for boarding costs, veterinary care, spaying and neutering, vaccines, microchips and basic supplies. In addition to funds, we always need donations of pet food, dog toys, quality treats, bleach and cleaning supplies. Dogs come to us from desperate situations, such as death of an owner, abandonment by loved ones, severe illness or injury that owners are not prepared to manage, as well as from public shelters throughout So California. Each year, we successfully rehome more than 400 German Shepherds in permanent, loving homes.”

If you live in the area, check out upcoming events to see how you can make a difference in the lives of these dogs, too!

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Thanks Maria, for ALL you do on behalf of your Cause!

Kristen M. is the Super Shopper for September! Kristen has raised over $125 for her Cause, Blessed Sacrament Huguenot, of Powhatan, VA.

“Blessed Sacrament Huguenot is a regional, DiBSHfamilyocesan Catholic School serving students in PS-12. We are committed to educating the whole student spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally, and physically. We embrace each child’s unique learning style and provide an individualized and safe learning environment that is grounded in Catholic teaching and respectful of other faith beliefs. The values taught are conducive to social and life-long academic success.”

GlobeIn is providing Kristen a 3-month free subscription to their Artisan Box (a $150 value).  Congratulations, Kristen – and thank you for all you do for your Cause!Globein

August 2, 2016

Sister of N.E.W. Corp

Luisa Ortiz, founder and CEO of Sister of N.E.W., worked for nearly ten years in the construction trades in New York City.  She recently dropped us a note about her iGive Cause:

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“The Sister of N.E.W. Corporation (Non-Traditional Employment for Women) has developed an innovative initiative for providing apprenticeship, and training in nontraditional occupations for female veterans, low income women, and women on welfare.  Our focus is on developing workforce opportunities and empowering women to gain industry knowledge and employment opportunities, facilitating the ability to leave the public assistance system, or begin a career that offers higher wages and is more sustainable. Sister of N.E.W. Corp (a non-profit corporation) will be uniquely positioned to help Unions, contractors and developers employ more trades women. Sister of N.E.W. Corp will improve Florida’s Construction industry workforce by preparing reliable, motivated individuals for the skilled trades. ”

You can support this cause via iGive – sign up today!

Susan C. is this month’s iGive Super Shopper!  Susan has raised over $100 for her cause, Frostig.  The Frostig Center is celebrating over 60 years of excellence in serving children with learning disabilities and iGive is celebrating Susan for her supportive efforts.

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“The shared objective of all The Frostig Center’s unique programs is to enrich and enhance the lives of children with learning disabilities. We were founded in 1951 by Marianne Frostig, Ph.D., who was a pioneer, leader and advocate in education for children with learning disabilities. In fact, she was helping children with learning disabilities before there was even a medical term for this diagnosis.”

iGive.com & Williams Sonoma have teamed up to provide Susan with a $150 Gift Card, as a thank you for all she’s done on behalf of her cause.